The European Commission is expecting from Bulgaria definitive convictions in high-level corruption cases. This is one of the recommendations to the country contained in this year’s annual EU rule of law report. The EU is recommending that..
At the end of the two-day conference in the city of Lugano, Switzerland, leaders from 40 countries signed on the Lugano Declaration laying out a set of principles for rebuilding Ukraine. The document provides for regular monitoring of the..
The closing of the Specialized Court and the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office will go down in the European Commission’s annual report on rule of law in the member countries, according to Anitta Hipper, EC spokeswoman on home affairs, migration and..
Bulgaria has been a member of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) for more than 30 years. However, it will be difficult to find a young person who can guide you to the railway station in French. In the..
European Parliament President Roberta Metsola has launched a sanctions procedure against Bulgarian MEP Angel Dzhambazki from the European Conservatives and Reformists group after he gave what appeared to be a Nazi salute in the parliament chamber in..
The European Commission has allowed the deadline for evaluation of Bulgaria's Recovery and Resilience Plan to be extended by another month, the Commission officials told BNR. It is expected that after the next revision the assessment of the plan will..
According to preliminary information, Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev, this country’s Premier Kiril Petkov and Bulgaria’s Minister of Justice Nadezhda Yordanova are to attend the forthcoming hearing in Brussels organized by..
The European Parliament’s LIBE Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights Monitoring Group is organizing a hearing on the situation in Bulgaria on 27 January, 2022 in Brussels, Bulgarian MEP Elena Yoncheva announced on Facebook. The..
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Kiril Petkov held a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken . He congratulated Petkov on the successful formation of the new government. Blinken expressed US support for the priorities of the new..
Despite the pandemic and the decline in 2020 by 11 percent in trade between Bulgaria and the United States, in 2021 it has seen an increase by 25%. The United States has invested $ 2.5 billion in Bulgaria and created 30,000 jobs, US Ambassador to Sofia..